Lives of the Fathers of the Desert, by Hahn-Hahn, Countess
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- ISBN: 9781432625788 | 1432625780
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/30/2004
1867. The novelist, Countess Hahn-Hahn, was converted to the Catholic Church at a late age. Following her conversion she lived a devout and solitary life in a convent at Mayence and wrote a series of books on the History of the Church. Contents: Christianity in Freedom; Christian Worship; Feasts and Fasts; The Bosphorus and the Nile; The Anchorites; The Desert; Paul of Thebes; St. Antony; St. Hilarion; Paul the Simple; Ammon, Abbot of Nitria; St. Pachomius, Abbot of Tabenna; Serapion the Sindonite; St. Arsenius; The Blessed Moses; Brother Valens, Brother Ero and Brother Ptolemy; St. Ephrem the Syrian; St. Macrina; The Blessed Marana and the Blessed Cyra; St. Thais; St. Pelagia; St. Simeon Stylites; St. Nilus; St. John Climacus; The Daughters of the Gracchi; St. Marcella; The Blessed Fabiola; The Blessed Paula; and The Two Melanias.